DTP announces Summer Athletics
not-the-Olympics sports game planned for release this (can you guess?) summer:
Hamburg, Germany, February 15th, 2008 – Hamburg-based dtp entertainment
AG, one of the leading German game publishers, and the Hamburg development
studio 49Games today announce the new sports game Summer Athletics. Players can
expect an abundance of disciplines from a variety of summer sports in this
title. Summer Athletics will appear summer 2008 as a multi-platform title.
Summer Athletics brings sports right into your living room: exciting
competitions in more than 25 of the most popular summer sports disciplines, such
as sprinting, hurdles, cycling, archery, javelin, hammer throw, and swimming,
will provide long-lasting fun.
Summer Athletics will be action-packed multi-player fun for the whole family.
The intuitive controls will be adapted to make the most of the individual
platforms. Four different difficulty levels will make sure that both regular and
casual gamers will enjoy themselves. The game will feature a character editor,
career mode, lifelike 3D graphics, realistic athlete animations, and an
impressive stadium atmosphere, bringing a special flair to Summer Athletics.
‘In 49Games, we have found an outstanding studio for a partner. Their sports
games enjoy great success and even greater popularity,’ says Markus Windelen,
COO of dtp entertainment AG.
The teaser website can be visited at
www.summerathletics.com. The available screenshots are taken from the PC
version of the game.